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Topic: North American communities of the past 

Grades K-4 History

 Standard 2.  Understands the history of a local community and how communities in North America varied long ago
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the daily life and values of early Hawaiian or Native American cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the daily life of early Hawaiian cultures
     2.Understands the values of early Hawaiian cultures
     3.Understands the daily life of early Native American cultures
     4.Understands the values of early Native American cultures
   Benchmark 4.Understands the daily life of a colonial community (e.g., Plymouth, Williamsburg, St. Augustine, San Antonio, Post Vincennes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the daily life of the colonial community in Plymouth
     2.Understands the daily life of the colonial community in Williamsburg
     3.Understands the daily life of the colonial community in St. Augustine
     4.Understands the daily life of the colonial community in San Antonio
     5.Understands the daily life of the colonial community at Post Vincennes
   Benchmark 5.Understands life in a pioneer farming community (e.g., the Old Northwest, the prairies, the Southwest, eastern Canada, the Far West)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands daily life in a pioneer farming community in the Old Northwest
     2.Understands daily life in a pioneer farming community on the prairies
     3.Understands daily life in a pioneer farming community in the Southwest
     4.Understands daily life in a pioneer farming community in eastern Canada
     5.Understands daily life in a pioneer farming community in the Far West
  Level II (Grade 3-4)
   Benchmark 2.Knows geographical settings, economic activities, food, clothing, homes, crafts, and rituals of Native American societies long ago (e.g., Iroquois, Sioux, Hopi, Nez Perce, Inuit, Cherokee)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the geographical setting of the Iroquois
     2.Knows the economic activities of the Iroquois
     3.Knows the types of food consumed by the Iroquois
     4.Knows the types of clothing worn by the Iroquois
     5.Knows the types of homes that the Iroquois lived in
     6.Knows the crafts of the Iroquois
     7.Knows the rituals of the Iroquois
     8.Knows the geographical setting of the Sioux
     9.Knows the economic activities of the Sioux
     10.Knows the types of food consumed by the Sioux
     11.Knows the types of clothing worn by the Sioux
     12.Knows the types of homes that the Sioux lived in
     13.Knows the crafts of the Sioux
     14.Knows the rituals of the Sioux
     15.Knows the geographical setting of the Hopi
     16.Knows the economic activities of the Hopi
     17.Knows the types of food consumed by the Hopi
     18.Knows the types of clothing worn by the Hopi
     19.Knows the types of homes that the Hopi lived in
     20.Knows the crafts of the Hopi
     21.Knows the rituals of the Hopi
     22.Knows the geographical setting of the Nez Perce
     23.Knows the economic activities of the Nez Perce
     24.Knows the types of food consumed by the Nez Perce
     25.Knows the types of clothing worn by the Nez Perce
     26.Knows the types of homes that the Nez Perce lived in
     27.Knows the crafts of the Nez Perce
     28.Knows the rituals of the Nez Perce
     29.Knows the geographical setting of the Inuit
     30.Knows the economic activities of the Inuit
     31.Knows the types of food consumed by the Inuit
     32.Knows the types of clothing worn by the Inuit
     33.Knows the types of homes that the Inuit lived in
     34.Knows the crafts of the Inuit
     35.Knows the rituals of the Inuit
     36.Knows the geographical setting of the Cherokee
     37.Knows the economic activities of the Cherokee
     38.Knows the types of food consumed by the Cherokee
     39.Knows the types of clothing worn by the Cherokee
     40.Knows the types of homes that the Cherokee lived in
     41.Knows the crafts of the Cherokee
     42.Knows the rituals of the Cherokee
   Benchmark 3.Understands the historical development and daily life of a colonial community (e.g., Plymouth, Williamsburg, St. Augustine, San Antonio, Post Vincennes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the historical development of the colonial community in Plymouth
     2.Understands daily life in the colonial community in Plymouth
     3.Understands the historical development of the colonial community in Williamsburg
     4.Understands daily life in the colonial community in Williamsburg
     5.Understands the historical development of the colonial community in St. Augustine
     6.Understands daily life in the colonial community in St. Augustine
     7.Understands the historical development of the colonial community in San Antonio
     8.Understands daily life in the colonial community in San Antonio
     9.Understands the historical development of the colonial community in Post Vincennes
     10.Understands daily life in the colonial community in Post Vincennes
   Benchmark 4.Understands the challenges and difficulties encountered by people in pioneer farming communities (e.g., the Old Northwest, the prairies, the Southwest, eastern Canada, the Far West)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that pioneer farming communities in the Old Northwest encountered challenges and difficulties
     2.Knows that pioneer farming communities on the prairies encountered challenges and difficulties
     3.Knows that pioneer farming communities in the Southwest encountered challenges and difficulties
     4.Knows that pioneer farming communities in eastern Canada encountered challenges and difficulties
     5.Knows that pioneer farming communities in the Far West encountered challenges and difficulties
   Benchmark 5.Understands how geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of communities such as mining towns (e.g., Sacramento) and trading settlements (e.g., New Orleans, Vincennes, Astoria)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how geographical features contributed to the establishment of communities
     2.Understands how geographical features contributed to the growth of communities
     3.Understands that geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of mining towns
     4.Understands that geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of trading settlements
     5.Understands that geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of Sacramento as a mining town
     6.Understands that geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of New Orleans as a trading settlement
     7.Understands that geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of Vincennes as a trading settlement
     8.Understands that geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of Astoria as a trading settlement
   Benchmark 6.Understands daily life of diverse ethnic groups in urban areas long ago (e.g., a free African American community in Philadelphia, an Italian community in New York, a Chinese community in San Francisco)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands daily life of a free African American community in Philadelphia long ago
     2.Understands daily life of an Italian community in New York City long ago
     3.Understands daily life of a Chinese community in San Francisco long ago